Category Archives: Broadway League

Priscilla Producer Changing Tune?

Now this is rich!  The Nederlander Organization both produced Priscilla Queen of The Desert and owns the theater where it plays.  Now the Nederlander Organization’s Broadway Direct newsletter and website features a glowing piece on their latest production, a revival … Continue reading

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Priscilla’s Downward Spiral

Broadway audiences are rejecting recorded music.  As seen above, Priscilla Queen of The Desert, the first musical in the history of Broadway to use recordings in the place of live music, has been experiencing falling revenues.  The average weekly gross … Continue reading

Posted in Audience, Broadway, Broadway League, Disco, Priscilla, Queen of The Desert

A Statement of Support From Singer/Songwriter Tommy James

We’re thrilled to announce a new supporter of our campaign to save live music: Tommy James!  Tommy James and the Shondells had a string of classic hits such as “Mony, Mony,” “Crimson and Clover,” and “I Think We’re Alone Now.” … Continue reading

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Audiences and Musicians Sound Off About Live Music

Many thanks to everyone who has written to us to tell us why live music on Broadway matters to them.  We’ve received spirited, heartfelt comments through this website, our Facebook page, and our Twitter.  Here is a sample of what … Continue reading

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